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Mar 3

Tuesday Mar 3, 2020

Annual Gallery of European Studies

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Location: The Forum, First Floor, Nanovic Hall

Gallery of European Studies

View current works, projects, and publications from Nanovic Fellows on display in the Nanovic Forum throughout the afternoon. 

Representatives from Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore will be on site with copies of books available for purchase.…

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Mar 4

Wednesday Mar 4, 2020

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

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Location: C104/105, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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Mar 5

Thursday Mar 5, 2020

Lina Benabdallah lecture: "Shaping the Future of Power: Knowledge Production and Network-Building in China-Africa Relations"

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

About the Lecture

What is the role of social capital and network-building in China’s foreign policy in Africa? Many studies on China’s rising power tend to focus on military spending, infrastructure projects, and investments in natural resource extractions. Although these elements are important, they should not overshadow other essential types of investments, i.e. in human and social capital, that are central to the success of Chinese foreign policy in Africa. This study is an examination of China’s increasing investments in building 

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Mar 15

Sunday Mar 15, 2020

CANCELED: Rhetoric and Reality: A Century of Votes for Women

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Location: Carroll Auditorium, Madeleva Hall, Saint Mary's College

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A community celebration of women's suffrage sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the South Bend area and featuring Dr. Christina Wolbrecht, professor of political science and director of the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy at the University of Notre Dame. All are welcome!…

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Mar 17

Tuesday Mar 17, 2020

CANCELED: Kellogg Lecture Series: Social Media, Democracy, and Dangerous Speech

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Location: C103 Hesburgh Center

Social media offers new ways for citizens to discuss and debate politics and engage in the democratic process. These online platforms can host rich policy relevant debate or provide space for disinformation and hate speech. In this talk, Michael Best will overview his lab's experience tracking and responding to social media content during national elections, especially in African nations. He will then foreshadow the lab's current work to develop machine learning classifiers designed to identify hate speech in the forthcoming election in Myanmar. 

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Mar 31

Tuesday Mar 31, 2020

CANCELED: Capitalism and Catholic Social Ethics: From Benedict XVI to Francis, with a Sideways Glance at Augustinian Liberalism

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Location: Hesburgh Center C103

In light of the University’s developing response to COVID-19, Nanovic Institute events have been canceled until April 13th.

For additional information, frequently asked questions, and an archive of past university communications, please see coronavirus.nd.edu

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Mar 31

Tuesday Mar 31, 2020

Debra Javeline, "Coastal Homeowners in a Changing Climate"

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Location: Zoom

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Debra Javeline, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, presents her research project, “Coastal Homeowners in a Changing Climate,” to an interdisciplinary group of NDIAS Fellows, guest faculty, and students.

Professor Javeline divides her time between the study of Russia and the study of global environmental problems, especially climate change. She is the author of Protest and the Politics of Blame: The Russian Response to Unpaid Wages

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